Professor Mladen Milicevic
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA
Malden Milicevic received a B.A. (1982) and an M.A.
(1986) in music composition and multimedia arts studying with Josip Magdic
at The Music Academy of Sarajevo, in his native Bosnia-Herzegovina. In 1986
Mr. Milicevic came to the United States to study with Alvin Lucier at
Wesleyan University in Connecticut, from which he received his masters in
experimental music composition (1988). From the University of Miami in
Florida, Mr. Milicevic received his doctorate in computer music composition
in 1991, studying with Dennis Kam. For several summers he studied with
Michael Czajkowski at the Aspen Music School. He was awarded several music
prizes for his compositions in the former Yugoslavia as well as in Europe.
Working in Yugoslavia as a freelance composer for ten years, he composed for
theater, films, radio and television, also receiving several prizes for this
body of work. Since he moved to the United States in 1986, Mr. Milicevic has
performed live electronic music, composed for modern dances, made several
experimental animated films and videos, set up installations and video
sculptures, had exhibitions of his paintings, and scored for films. His
interests are interdisciplinary and he has made numerous presentations at
various international conferences on a wide range of topics such as music,
film, aesthetics, semiology, neuroscience, sociology, education, artificial
intelligence, religion, and cultural studies.
In his academic carrier Mladen Milicevic has served on numerous committees such as Rank and Tenure, Core Curriculum, Academic Technology, University Website, Mission and Identity, Faculty Senate with many sub-committees, various faculty and administrative search committees, etc. Mr. Milicevic is Professor and Chair of Recording Arts Department at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.
Professor Atour Taghipour
University of Le Havre in France, France
Atour Taghipour is a professor and the head of an international management master program at the University of Le Havre in France. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal in Canada. He received two masters' degrees, one in Management, Logistics & Strategy and other in Industrial Engineering. He has more than ten years of experiences as a manager in automobile industries. He has published two books and many research papers in international journals. His areas of research are supply chain and operations management.